Here’s to You, Marilyn Monroe

Posted in Inspiration on Jan 20th, 2019

Marilyn Monroe has been one of the most iconic stars in the world for decades. With a distinctive look, seductive voice, sexy style, and unique personality, she had a universal appeal that made men adore her and women want to be her. There was more to her than most people realize, though. Learn more about this fascinating star as we celebrate the legendary Marilyn Monroe.

15. Marilyn Monroe's Ex Joe DiMaggio Showed His Undying Love in This Special Way

Most biographers of Marilyn Monroe feel confident in saying that Joe DiMaggio was the love of her life, and he allegedly never fell out of love with her. For decades after she died, Joe had half a dozen long-stemmed roses delivered to Marilyn’s grave twice per week. He did this regularly, having florists carefully deliver and place the flowers at Marilyn Monroe’s grave at Westwood Memorial Park in Los Angeles. Red roses were Marilyn’s favorite flower, and he expressed his love and respect for her in that sweet way. The romantic gesture adds to their legendary pairing. With Marilyn a classic movie star and Joe a sports star, they were a dynamic couple, and many fans still imagine that Marilyn may have been able to beat her demons if she had stayed with Joe.

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